Chaitra
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Rampura camp in India

♀ Chaitra

Identification

Local id Number 2
Karnataka database2

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 50 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1971 captive-born
Birth place: in Bandipur forest camp (BEC)
Offspring
Total: 7 babies

1. Born 2004 Drona

2. Born 2006 Krishna Local id: 11

3. Born 2006 Manikandan (Manikanta) Local id: 12

4. Born 2008 Raja

5. Born 2009 unknown (Chaitras calf?) Local id: 14

6. Born 2010 Aishwarya

7. Born 2020-02-00 unknown
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Rampura camp, in India

Date of arrival

Rampura camp
from Bandipur forest camp (BEC)

Record history
History of updates2016-12-10: DCEMK_nr

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Chaitra is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Rampura camp, in India.

Chaitra arrived Rampura camp unknown date, relocated from Bandipur forest camp (BEC), in India.

In Rampura camp, Chaitra lives together with 9 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Jayaprakash born 1964
  2. Aishwarya born 2010
  3. Ganga born 1998
  4. Kapila born 1983
  5. Nisarga born 2003-11-22
  6. Rohit born 2000
  7. unknown born 2020-02-00
  8. unknown (Chaitras calf?) born 2009
  9. Vikram born 1965


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Offspring


  1. () 2004 Drona
  2. (M) 2006 Krishna Local id: 11
  3. (M) 2006 Manikandan (Manikanta) Local id: 12
  4. () 2008 Raja
  5. (M) 2009 unknown (Chaitras calf?) Local id: 14
  6. () 2010 Aishwarya
  7. (F) 2020-02-00 unknown

Origin


Chaitra was born captive-born 1971 at Bandipur forest camp (BEC).


Comments / pictures

2012: After a gap of nearly 15 years, Chaitra from Bandipura elephant camps is being brought to Dasara celebrations this season. Calves of Chaitra: Krishna (2000); Drona (2004); Manikanta (2006); Raja (2008) and Aishwarya (2010) (Source)

2012-09-07: Chaitra, who has a 22-month-old calf in Bandipur, is now being readied. "We'll start the separation next week," Dr DN Nagaraj, the vet attached to Bandipur Tiger Reserve, said. Dr Nagaraj, who has looked after Dasara jumbos for a decade, said the mother takes time to adjust because of intimacy with the calf.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Chaitra, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Rampura camp in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6202. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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